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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *gъnati, with present tense conjugation forms from Proto-Slavic *goniti, related to English fend; defend; offend.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ɡnatʲ]
  • (file)

Verb edit

гнать (gnatʹimpf (perfective погна́ть or загна́ть)

  1. to drive
  2. to distill
  3. to chase, to pursue
  4. to speed along
  5. (slang) to lie
  6. (slang) to give (used in the imperative to make a forceful demand)

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